Jackie Wills Textile Artist Est. 1984

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A Selection of Textile Art by Jackie Wills. 1991 to present.   Created by painting onto denim or canvas then enhanced with machine embroidery, applique or applied textile.

Commission denim throw by Jackie Wills 1993 IMAG0015 Embroidered Panel of Sharrah Pool by Jackie Wills IMG_1277

May 2015:  "Helen in the Sea Two"

by Jackie Wills.

Helen in the Sea One

May 2015:  "Helen in the Sea One"

by Jackie Wills.

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May 2015:  "Helen in the Sea Three"

by Jackie Wills.

I took this photo of my friend Helen.

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Above Commission: July 2015

 

Pavilion Opera for King Malcolm in Macbeth.

September performances

 

http://www.pavilionopera.com/

 

"It's arrived and looks magnificent. Thank you SO much".

 

This was a completely new creative adventure for me.  I enjoyed the exacting challenge.

 

Above: Trio of denim throws.   Top one was a commission back in the early 1990's.   The two below were created shortly afterwards. They continue to be favourite items in my home.

Jackie Wills at Sharrah

Sharrah Pool, Dartmoor is one of my favourite places.  I swim there throughout the year and am included in image and subsequent hand painted embroidered panel that I created in 2013

 Series of Red Horse Paintings by Jackie Wills Red Horses 2015 by Jackie Wills

Above: Many years ago I painted two large red works featuring black horses.  I remembered these in 2015 and decided to do some smaller versions, all unique of course.

September 2015 - Looking through my extensive portfolio spanning 30 years, it is hard to decide which images will appeal to viewers of this website............I hope these are interesting to some.......

Above: Tea Cosies:  Commission for Barakura English Garden - Japan year 2000

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Above:  Experimental Corset - Hand painted and embroidered on to denim

Above: detail of waistcoat from the late 1990's

 

Below detail from waistcoat ref:144

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Below:  Bearswood commission October 2015 by Jackie Wills

detail from Brook Trout Waistcoat by Jackie Wills To Love Unloved by Jackie Wills 2015 detail to love unloved

Below: To Love, Unloved by Jackie Wills 2015